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Friday’s national forecast

A ridge starts to push onto the South Island today bringing increasingly settled weather, still, some cloud will affect eastern regions during the day. The North Island as a southeasterly airflow with cloud and a few showers in the east, drier and sunnier out west.

Auckland & Northland
Sunny with breezy south to southeasterly winds.
High: 13

Bay Of Plenty

Sunny with southerly winds.
High: 14

Waikato & Central North Island

Mostly sunny with south to southwesterly winds, fresh at times during the
afternoon. About southern parts of the Central North Island cloud may be a
little more prominant at times, chance of a brief spit of two.
Highs: 11-13

Eastern North Island

Mostly cloudy with the odd shower, clearing afternoon then moving in again
overnight. A few light snow flurries to 400m in the morning then lifting up to
800m by midnight. Amounts of snow will be very small with hardly any, if any
High: 12


Mainly sunny with brisk southeasterly winds, easing in the evening.
High: 12

Western North Island

Sunny spells with southerly winds, chance of a shower at times.
High: 11


Mostly cloudy with a few morning showers, brisk southerlies
High: 10


Sunny with light winds.
Highs: 13


Mainly sunny with light winds, expect a southwest breeze near the coast
south of Clifford Bay.
Highs: 13-14


Becoming mostly sunny in the morning, southwesterly winds. Mid afternoon
and evening cloud may be a little more prominant.
High: 12

West Coast

Sunny with light winds.
Highs: 12

Coastal Otago

Mostly sunny with breezy west to southwest winds.
High: 13

Central Otago

Mostly sunny with light winds tending southwest.
High: 9-10


Cloudy periods with westerly winds, further inland cloud breaks with a few
sunny areas.
Highs: 11-12

By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson –


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